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Sergiy Oberkovych received the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ accolade with Best Lawyers Guide

The 2013 edition of Best Lawyers Directory has recently unveiled the results of an annual peer-review assessment for Ukraine. Sergiy Oberkovych, Senior Partner of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych law Firm, has been honoured the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ accolade for expertise in Land Law & Zoning.  

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm Maintains High Rankings with the Legal 500 Directory

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm once again has earned high positions with a top legal international directory. The Legal 500 EMEA guide, edition 2013, has highlighted the firm’s stable sitting in 5 core practice areas – Corporate and M&A, Real Estate, Tax, Banking & Finance and Dispute Resolution – and granted a significant step-up in the individual rankings.     

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm confidently retains positions among 10 leaders on Ukrainian law services market

The Judicial Practice (Yuridicheskaya Praktika) periodical and the Kommersant-Ukraine publishing house have made public the results of the annual “Ukraine’s 50 leading law firms in 2012”, a project which they have carried out jointly for several years running. 

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Sensible debt

Author: Sergiy Oberkovych
Source: Kommersant-Ukraine
Appendix “50 leading banks of Ukraine”
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Protecting the creditor

Author: Oleg Tarasiuk
Source: Yurydychna Practyka
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ІІ Annual Summer Forum of the Ukrainian Advocates' Association on public law

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm acted as the general partner of the Forum on public law, which is held by the Ukrainian Advocates' Association for the second consecutive year. The plan for the second session of the forum included a report from the firm’s Managing Partner Valentyn Gvozdiy and Senior Associate Oleg Tarasiuk on the topic: “Trends in court practice with regard to certain categories of tax disputes”.

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Banking and Finance

We represent the interests of our clients in complex loan and credit transactions, and also cooperate with Ukrainian and international banks to provide legal support to agreements on bank lending. Our experience includes support of international syndicated agreements as well as trade, export and project financing. any innovative projects for Ukraine to finance energy capacities and create an agricultural infrastructure were implemented with the participation of the firm’s team.We successfully represent the interests of our clients in courts at all levels, both for claimants and defendants.

We advise our clients on a regular basis on regulatory, legal and tax issues in the financial sector with regard to the development and implementation of internal procedures, mergers and acquisitions, creation and restructuring of financial institutions, debt restructuring. To meet the demands of our times, the firm’s experts advise companies about the risks and default situations relating to loans. In particular, we provide comprehensive support to corporate clients and financial institutions on issues of compliance with debt obligations, including structuring, transfer of receivable and debts payable. In the area of ​​real estate financing and asset acquisition we cooperate equally successfully and effectively as legal advisors with both corporate borrowers and lenders. The firm has a strong litigation practice in the field of credit disputes.